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Fact: Sports related injuries account for about 5 million lost teeth per year. Protect your teeth and your children’s teeth with a mouth guard whenever playing sports. As the weather gets better it’s time for outdoor activities / ...

Here is a chart of primary teeth eruption pattern as a guideline for new parents and expectant mothers. Parents commonly ask why they should worry about cavities in baby teeth when they will be replaced by permanent teeth. The answer is that ...

For those concerned about the recent research on Dental X-rays associated with brain tumors, please click here to learn more about the current press release from the ADA. In addition feel free to call our office any time if you have any ...

Fluoride, used both systemically and topically, is the most effective preventive measure to reduce cavities. If your water supply is NOT fluoridated, check with your pediatric dentist  or pediatrician for the proper supplemental dosage. The ...

Interesting information about increase in decay from 24% to 28 % among  preschoolers aged 2-5 yrs. Click here to see what Dr.Nancy Snyderman had to say on nbc nightly news.

Snacking and Tooth Decay Frequent snacking can be your child’s teeth’s biggest enemy.  Just as important as what kinds of foods he eats, is when and how often he snacks. Everyone has bacteria in their mouths! When this bacteria ...

Dental caries (tooth decay) is an infection caused by bacteria which destroys tooth enamel. A deep cavity in your child’s primary (baby) tooth may cause the infection to go into the pulp (nerve) of the tooth. In such cases, a pulpotomy is ...

After an infant is born the activities of the mouth quickly become the center of his/her universe! The sucking urge provides pleasure and nourishment and is a normal part of infant development. Because sucking is also comforting, many babies ...

Early childhood caries, which include baby bottle tooth decay, nursing caries, and rampant caries, is terminology now proposed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention to identify a specific dental disease affecting the ...

Dental Caries (cavities)  and gingivitis are complicated oral infectious diseases that begin in infancy when bacteria start to inhabit the mouth. These bacteria produce acids and toxins harmful to the teeth and gingiva (gums). They increase in ...